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St. John's 2018 Commencement Exercises

The Queens Undergraduate Commencement Exercises will take place as scheduled on Sunday, May 20 at 10 a.m.

This is an exciting time for you and your family. Your hard work and dedication will culminate in your Commencement. Commencement is historic - not only in your life - but the life of our University.  We invite you to join in continuing the history and the great tradition of St. John's. Your participation will greatly enrich the excitement of the celebration.

Our Commencement Ceremonies include the conferral of degrees and certificates of all our graduates, the recognition of each graduate by name, a commencement address and the awarding of honorary degrees to distinguished individuals.

All eligible and prospective graduates have been contacted via their St. John's e-mail accounts. Graduates can register and order their academic attire online now through Monday, April 30, 2018.

*If you are a student observing Shavuot, please contact your dean's office prior to registering for Commencement.


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Prepare for Graduation

Graduates can begin to prepare for graduation.  Registration is now open!

Calendar of Events

St. John's University's 2018 Commencement Exercises Schedule






Staten Island Exercises

Out of an abundance of caution for our graduates and their families, and due to the inclement weather forecast predicted for Saturday, May 19, the St. John’s Staten Island Commencement Ceremony will take place at the Queens, NY, campus inside Carnesecca Arena at 10 a.m.